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secretary kathleen sebelius. >> you said to hold you accountable which is why today, madam secretary, i repeat my request that you resign. >>> wall street is a twitter. the social media site is hoping to offer its initial publishings of stock. >>> and rock 'n' roll legends team up to help america's veterans in need. captioning funded by cbs veterans in need. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 7th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. >>> we begin with the affordable care act and the word from health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is expect more bad news. testifying on capitol hill sebelius admitted repairs of the health care website involved a couple of hundred fixes and, quote, we're not where we need to be. one lawmaker asked for a weekly update, and the president heard from angry democratic senators and traveled to texas, the heart of the obama care opposition. tara mergener is in washington. good morning, tara. >> good morning, tara. the trip to texas was supposed to be just a fund-raising event. instead the president
to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's >> kathleen sebelius faces congress again about healthcare.gov. >> what she's saying about the team of experts working to finish the repairs. >> good afternoon, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. >>> the second grilling today the point person for the obama care website is back on capitol hill, facing questions about the fixes it still needs while the president heads to dallas to do some damage control. it's danielle nottingham reporting. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius is facing another congressional grilling, answering more questions about healthcare.gov. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. >> reporter: today she focused on improvements. technicians are making progress every day. >> in the first few weeks, users had to wait an average of eight seconds for pages to load. today it typically takes less than a second. republicans argue that the problems go deeper. one of the biggest issue is the security of private information con
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius answers questions from the senate finance committee. susan mcginnis has the latest from washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. this will be the third time she comes to the hill to talk about the health care law. she'll likely focus on the positive aspects of it and the improvements they've made to the website. that's what mary tavenner did. probably neither of them will apiece all the critics of the website and the health care law. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is on capitol hill today answering questions about the troubled healthcare.gov website. >> we're now more than 30 days into one of the greatest website disasters in history. after nearly $400 million, healthcare.gov is synonymous with failure. >> yesterday the head of the government agency administers the website says fixes are working. mary tavenner says healthcare.gov can now process nearly 17,000 people registering every hour with almost no errors. the government needs more enrollees, especially healthy young people to help make insurance
. >>> grilled again. what health secretary kathleen sebelius is saying about the botched rollout now. >>> i have one, too. it's by thomas griffin. ellicott city. bringing home the trees. we have showers and a cooldown headed our way. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. i wish i was made of money. i wish you were too. chances are, you're not made of money. so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico motorcycle. see how much you could save. >>> all right. we have a very, very mild night out there. not even a coat out there. we have some changes. >> we do, thanks, bob. as we head into thursday, you can expect to see a little rain as we head into the morning commute tomorrow, with temperatures sitting right around 56 degrees. cloudy skies. heading into the afternoon, that rain is going to start to taper to showers, with highs coming in right in the low 60s. ask then by dinnertime, we'll be down to about 50 degrees, with clouds breaking a little bit. as for what you can expect the next five days, let's go inside to bob. bob in. >> all right. the rain in the morning should be
this morning right here on wjz. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius testifies for a second time on capitol hill about the botched roll out of the president's health care law. i'm susan mcginnis in washington. mind out why a congressional committee issued a subpoena for the agency running the government's website. >> reporter: college students in towson are robbed of their smart phones. i'm mike schuh live. the story coming up next. >>> real or forgery? the signate heart of a massive lawsuit against a bank by ray lewis and other nfl athletes. i'm derek valcourt with details when eyewitness news continues. >>> we've made it more than an hour of our morning commute without picking up our first accident. we'll see how long it can last. now over to marty. >>> this is your captain speakis actor gavin mccloud's new title of his book. it's a great story. he will tell you it to you when we come back with more of the morning edition. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's the bottom of the hour, a much warmer morning and that's a clear shot of the key bridge. sharon is watching the other bridg
. in atlanta today, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius described a new world for those suffering from mental illness or substance abuse. >> imagine what it would mean if people felt as comfortable saying they were going for counseling as they do saying they're going for a flu shot or physical therapy. >> reporter: patients with broken bones or heart attack symptoms are routinely admitted to emergency rooms and insurers are contacted later. before today, patients reporting severe depression or suicidal tendencies often had to be approved by insurance companies before they were admitted. treatment could be delayed or coverage denied. now that disparity will no longer exist. the new rules are a result of obamacare and a 2008 law that called for mental health parity. they're also the last of 23 executive actions to reduce gun violence that president obama took when congress voted against stricter gun control legislation after the sandy hook school shooting. these new rules also forbid insurers from denying coverage for out-of-state treatment of mental illness or substance a
at a congressional hearing, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius told democrat g.k. butterfield that americans have no reason to worry. >> do you have confidence in these and other measures you are taking to protect the security of americans' personal information? >> i do, sir. >> reporter: while officials try to fix all the problems with the web site, internal notes released today from a government meeting last week reflect a new concern: that the media may begin to follow customer experiences and in some cases, c.m.s. fears, there are fewer health insurance options that would be desired and "relatively high-cost plans." >> pelley: sharyl attkisson in our washington newsroom. sharyl, that you can. a legal settlement worked out today the biggest ever involving wall street insider trading. the hedge fund s.a.c. capital has agreed to pay $1.8 billion, and it will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges. s.a.c. capital is owned by the billionaire steven a. cohen. he was not accused of wrongdoing. senior business correspondent anthony mason is joining us now. anthony, why is this s
. in the hot seat, repeat performances. tomorrow first, marilyn tavenner and wednesday, kathleen sebelius. anne-marie. >> thank you. >>> this morning, the trial of egyptian mohamed morsi was adjourned because of violence insightment. they released this video it shows morsi in detention at a secret location. morsi hasn't been seen in public in four months. the trial location was changed at the last minute to try and avoid the mass rallies planned by morsi's brotherhood muslim supporters. if convicted, morsi could face the death penalty. >>> and houston texans head coach gary kubiak is said to be in stable condition after a frightening incident on the field during last night's football game against the indianapolis colts. the 52-year-old coach collapsed. and was taken to the hospital in front of thousands of spectators. jericka duncan is here with more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. texans team officials say kubiak did not suffer a heart attack but say he was light-headed and dizzy when he collapsed. kubiak is the second nfl coach in as many days to be hospitalized after a medical em
services secretary kathleen sebelius said at a hearing here last week, americans do not need to worry about security on healthcare.gov. but we now know that many americans are already experiencing security breaches. sebelius is back here, anne-marie, for another hearing tomorrow. >> another hearing, perhaps another grilling. susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well, today is election day. a slate of political contests are on ballot across the country. the closely watched governor's race in virginia has become a referendum on obama care. as chip reid reports democrats are pushing terry mcauliffe in a tight race against a tea party favorite. >> are you willing to make your case every single hour, every single minute? >> reporter: campaigning for democrat terry mcauliffe sunday president obama said ken cuccinelli, a favorite of the tea party and a staunch opponent of abortion and gay rights is too conservative for the switch state of virginia. it's an argument mcauliffe has been making in a barrage of negative ads. >> cuccinelli tried to ban common forms of birth control. >> even the
. john, thank you very much. today secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius told congress there were 200 flaws in the health care web site but she expects all will be fixed by the end of the month. three and a half million americans have been told that their health plans will be canceled because their plans don't meet the minimum requirements of obamacare. we asked wyatt andrews to look into that. >> reporter: karen defnall did not vote for the president and was not a fan of health care reform until she learned that obamacare could be a very good deal for her. >> i perceive this as a blessing and if it comes into fruition i'm very grateful for this. >> reporter: defnall, who runs a small day care in virginia, is about to lose her current policy with anthem health. her monthly premium now at $771 will go down under obamacare to $221 thanks to a federal subsidy. she also saves on out-of-pocket costs. defnall's current policy has limited coverage for preventative tests, pediatric care and the emergency room. but all of that is covered under the new law and could reduce her ou
and unacceptable. yesterday the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius testified before the senate committee and tried to address some of those democratic concerns. >> while we don't have the fully functioning system yet that consumers need and deserve, we do have a plan in place to identify, pryorioritizeprioritize and manage the remaining fixes across the system. >> what we've receive the past week or so with more and more democrats coming out and trying to distance themselves not from the health care law itself which they all by and large still support, but from the way the website was rolled out and the way that the administration has handled the fallout from that. here's why democrats have concern. if you look at cbs exit polling from the virginia governor's race on tuesday, 53% of voters in that state said that they oppose the health care law and ken cuccinelli the republican won 81% of those voters. now, he still lost the race norah, charlie, and gayle, but not by as much as everyone expected. just two points. >> nancy cordes thank you.
secretary kathleen sebelius said that's not going to happen. >> for millions of americans delay is not an option. people's lives depend on this. >> sebelius said the website will be fully functional by the end of the month. tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >> the head of humania, the larger health care insurers in the marketplace said they expect the government will give people more time to sign up. >>> a high school teacher wounded during the shooting at los angeles international airport said he had to crawl away to save his life. he was waiting in the security line when gunshots range out. >> i continued down the hall. i remember a couple of tsa folks in the hallway. i wasn't looking. it just hit me in the leg. >> his leg was shattered by the bullet. that's why he had to drag himself to safety. yesterday the killed tsa officer was remembered at a ceremony in the airport. paul ciancia remains hospitalized after being shot by airport police. >>> in just a few hours twitter will start trading on the new york stock exchange. the social media company set the price of its initial
the mix up was a software glitch. >> his boss, kathleen sebelius will face more questions from congress tomorrow. >>> crews at the department of public works are trying to fix a water main break downtown. the 6 inch pipe broke under saratoga street this morning. people will lose their water or have low water pressure. no word on how long repairs will take. >>> a much milder november afternoon. it's been cloudy most of the day. will things warm up more as the week goes along? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram is live at bell bell deveer kwar and-- square and bob turk is in the first warning weather. >> we're above average for this time of year in easton. 58 ocean city. the dew point is back up to 42. we are 13 degrees warmer right now than we were yesterday at this hour. 15 degrees warmer in easton and 12 over in dc. so it was a much, much milder day. it started off chilly, 34 at the airport, 12:00 over in dc. so it was a much, much milder day. it started off chilly, 34 at the airport, 40 in dc and even out to the west temperatures just around
. no more spin. just give us the truth. >> reporter: health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius was in the hot seat again today. this time in front of a senate finance committee. she said instead, the focus is on doing routine upgrades. >> in the first week it was loaded, it took about 8 seconds for a page to load. today, it was less than a second. >> reporter: senator cornin appearing to lose patience with sebelius, when he said the president's promise of like your plan, keep your plan, isn't true. >> i'd like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true? or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is -- >> is it true or is it false, madame secretary? >> i think the statement is that you can keep your plan. the 11 million who are in the market, a majority of those people will keep plans. >> my time is limited. so i would just ask that the record note that you have refused to answer my question, whether it's true or false. >> reporter: later, cornin pushed farther, asking why no one has lost their job over the botched website. >
: on a conference call with reporters, human health and services kathleen e sebelius spoke with them. >> today we're confident we're on track to achieve that. if that changes, we will certainly let you know. >> reporter: under questioning from south carolina republican trey gowdy, the white house todd park offers no guarantees. >> when will it be operational to your satisfaction? >> well, we have a goal that the team is pursuing with tremendous intensity. >> how many more weeks? i'm looking for a number. >> we're looking to have the site functioning by the end of this month. >> another rinkle, four times as many americans signed up entirely funded by the government have signed up for private insurance overtime that could affect the financial stability of the law. later today they'll meet with senate democrats. for the first time they announced they will open to a legislati legislative, not administrative fix. charlie and norah? >> thank you, major. with us, cbs political analyst john dickerson, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> let's begin with the numbers. what do they tell us and what
secretary kathleen sebelius testifies for the second time since the troubled rollout of healthcare.gov. nan sis cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. that's right. she ee going to be testifying before the senate committee. she's going to highlight all the improvements. yesterday the head of the centers for medicare and medicaid which oversaw the rollout testified that it's now easier to create an account and easier to browse plans without creating an account. still, she faced tough criticism, not just from republicans as you would expect but also from democrats who worried that all the problems with the website have scared away the young people that they need to sign up in order to make the program work. >> i believe that there's been a crisis of confidence created in the dysfunctional nature of the website, the canceling of policies, and sticker shock from some people. do you have a plan to get the young people back? >> yes we do and we will roll out that plan. our goal is to stabilize the website this month and then we do h
still supports health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. quote, sebelius doesn't write code. she wasn't our i.t. person. >> thank you very much. we'll see you in the next half hour. >>> this morning a player who claims he was the victim of hazing hired an attorney. last night it was stated he faced physical abuse. jim axelrod has more in florida. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. martin's attorney david cornwell said he faced harassment that went far beyond. his client faced quote, a malicious physical atact and he was the subject of vul if ger threats by other dolphin teammates. still here at the miami dolphin train tag silt the blowback against martin is still quite strong. this photo taken in late september shows a smiling richie incognito and jonathan martin posing with a fan and another sitting together on the flight. nothing seemed wrong between the two either in the pictures or in the locker room. >> i wish we would have seen anything. nobody noticed anything harmful. >> that is until martin abruptly left the team over a week ago
secretary kathleen sebelius got a warm reception on friday. she was given a book of "website for dummies" due to the website being plagued with trouble. >>> "the daily news" says the yankees and the all-star derek jeter have come up with a one-time deal. he'll get $10 million, down seven million when he only placeplayed ten games. >> not so bad. a million a game. >>> tonight is daylight >>> weather for our area is looking good today. going pretty much above the normal high of 62. partly sunny with an afternoon shower. those showers will be widely scattered. for tomorrow back up >>> coming up hurricane sandy took so much from her including new york city marathon. she's back and so is the marathon. >>> is this the newest solution? meet the lawmaker who thinks it could be. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." >>> if you just rolled out of bed, your eyes aren't playing a trick on you. a phenomenon known as fan on the sun or ice halo made three suns appear in mongolia yesterday. it reflects sunlight creating the illusion. >>> over the years some movies hav
. kathleen sebelius is the secretary of health and human services. >> while there isn't i would say at this point, a specific plan, the president has asked to take a look at those coverage options. >> reporter: a top administration official tells cbs news they will look to rewrite sections of the affordable care act while also coordinating with insurance commissioners to offer relief or waivers to some of those who received cancellation notices, notices that came as a surprise to consumers who'd heard the president's earlier assurances that that would not happen. >> if you like your insurance plan you will keep it. >> reporter: on thursday he apologized. >> i am sorry they're finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> reporter: but republicans counter that they lost credibility on the issue. a spokesman for house speaker john boehner said quote, we are highly skeptical that there is anything the president can do administratively to keep his pledge that would be both legal and effective. that spokesman for speaker boeh
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